Preseason Team Conditioning Workout

In this week’s video, I demonstrate a team conditioning workout that coaches can add to tryouts and practices during the preseason. These exercises are space efficient and easy for coaches or parents to instruct.

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Medicine Ball Exercises for Athletes

This week I’m posting a collection of medicine ball exercises that can be used to improve core strength and rotational power for any athlete. You will see a distinct progression from stability toward power emphasis, which I recommend you follow if you are trying these on your own or installing them with your athletes. You …

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What Can Cause Forearm Soreness

“Do you see kids getting any soreness in their forearm…if so what do you attribute it to?”

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Glove and Body Position for Drop Curves

Tackling another reader question today. Check out more drop curve tips in the video!

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10 Upper Body Exercises for Softball Players

This week I’ve put together a catalog of ten upper body exercises from our YouTube page. From my experience, upper body strength training is too often overlooked or avoided in fear of injury or “getting to stiff and bulky”. The reality is strength training is critical to improve the physical integrity and durability of muscles, tendons and ligaments.

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Teaching Wrist Snap

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We got an excellent question from reader Shelley this week about teaching wrist snaps. This is great information for everyone!

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Reader question: “twist” vs. “tuck finger”

This week I’m addressing a question asked by reader Fred about different methods of throwing a curveball. Since terminology varies around the country it was a little tricky, but I did my best interpretation. Fred, if this doesn’t answer your question thoroughly, please feel free to send a follow up!

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The Most Important Thing For Beginner Pitchers

Got a question from reader Rob whose daughter is a beginner pitcher. He wanted to know: what is the single most important thing for them to focus on at the beginning of the learning process?

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How to Incorporate Power Drills

Today’s video answers a question from reader Shelley about how and when to incorporate power drills into pitching practice.

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Core Exercises for Hitting and Pitching (and why you still drag your back foot)

In this week’s video I show you three core exercises to improve hitting and pitching that you can perform almost anywhere as long as you have an exercise band. The exercises in this video are designed to improve rotational power for swinging AND pitching. In the video I demonstrate how the ability to rotate might be THE critical capacity for pitchers who want to achieve maximal velocity and command.

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